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After many.delays JOURNAL NO. 2 has at last come off the' press. The power cut with its subsequent hold up of printing and block making, unfortunately stopped publication at the last moment, which of course, necessitated...
The Staff Association - Another Growl!
SINCE the Griffin Athletic Club re-opened in June last, sufficient progress has been made to encourage us to look forward in 1947 to seeing the build-up of the Club to the pre-war standard. The Depot sections, being the ...
Secoy Rifle Club
ARE you scared of guns ? There is really no need to be you know. . . . They are all under perfect control on the "Secoy" range, and it's not so difficult to hit the target as you may think. There is no American gangster or...
The Head Office Group held a meeting on February 12th but, unfortunately, the attendance was poor due to the difficulties everyone was experiencing through the fuel crisis. A group was formed, however, to discuss topics of...
SINCE the last issue of the J. S. JOURNAL our plans have been changed considerably, mainly owing to the lack of male members. The one-act plays which were being rehearsed have been abandoned for the time being and we have...
Harlech Castle Merionethshire The present building dates from 1285 and is a good example of the Edwardian concentre castle. There was an earlier building on the same site and there are evidences Roman occupation. THOSE who...
NOTWITHSTANDING the opening remarks of my contribution to the first issue of this Journal it looks as if that cheery soul we all know as the Editor has enlisted me on his permanent staff of pen drivers. As refusal would...
A Chess Group ?
It has been suggested that we form a CHESS GROUP to enable the interchange of play between members of the branches and Head Depot. Advanced players will be required to compete with other clubs. Competitions and tournaments ...
Reproduced by kind permission of the proprietors of "Punch"
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Food as Fuel
I AM often asked questions which are concerned with some aspect of the relationship between food and health. For instance, whether one type of foodstuff is better for you than another: whether, if a certain food is scarce,...
A grocer stood at the Pearly Gates, His face was worn and old ; He meekly asked the man of Fate, Admission to the fold. "What have you done?" St. Peter asked, "To seek admission here?" "I ran a grocer's shop on earth For...
Mr. Alan discusses - the plentiful past, present problems and future trends
IT is a fact, which is often overlooked, that many of the younger members of the staff have never known a J.S. branch stocked, as it was before the war, with the widest variety of good fare from all over the world. To those...
Agreement with Trade Unions Blackfriars Staff On January 27th, 1947, an Agreement was signed; between the firm and two Trade Unions, The Transport and General Workers Union and. the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied...
Mr A. W. Smith
Readers will regret to hear that Mr. A. W. Smith, for so many years manager of Porchester Road branch, died on 5th January, 1947.
DURING the war years a number of those due to retire remained at work. Many of these have now been able to commence their well-earned years of retirement, and the following have been added to the list since our last issue : ...
Easter Housekeeping Diary
Oaten Rolls INGREDIENTS Hb. S.R. flour 1 oz. fine or medium oatmeal 1 level teaspoonful salt 1 dessertspoonful castor sugar 1 oz. butter or margarine A little more than J-pint milk METHOD Mix the flour, oatmeal, salt and...
At the time of going to Press, Mr. J. Gregory, our chief buyer in the Fresh Meat Department, is busy making preparations for a visit to the Argentine ; no doubt some extracts from his diary after his return will provide an...
Reopening of Branches
We are pleased to announce that our Branch at 103a, High Street, Hythe, reopened for business on March 3rd the Manager is Mr. J. H. Munro. You will also be interested to hear 27, Robertson Street, Hastings branch, closed by...
£5 for a Name
We are looking for a new brand name for J.S. Cocoa. We are able to divulge that in the near future we shall be concentrating on one single blend of Cocoa instead of running two at different prices as at present. Before the...
I. A rope (the weight of which may be neglected) hangs over a smooth pulley ; it has one end fastened to a weight of 10 stone, and the other end to a sailor of weight 10 stone, the sailor and the weight hanging in the air. The...
Prize Crossword No. 2
A PRIZE of One Guinea will be awarded to the sender of the first correct solution opened after ist May, 1947. Entries should be addressed to the Editor, J.S. JOURNAL, etc., and the envelope marked CROSSWORD. rm NN ...
Answers to Quizzle Corner
1. The weight will rise. 2. The showman would first have to take the goat over. He would then have to return and take the wolf over, leave the wolf there and bring the goat back. Leaving the goat, he would then take the...
Soultions to Prize Crossword
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Staff Association Group Secretaries
Dramatic: Miss B. JOHNSON, Ext. 30. Music: Mr. N. DOGLIANI, Ext. 54 D i s c u s s i o n : Mr. G. W. Travel: Mr. S. BRIGHTWELL, Ext. 810 Rifle: Mr. R. A. G. LEE, Ext. 866 SMITH, - Ext. 814
Staff Association Summer Outing
An opportunity to meet all those old friends of six or more years ago The Staff Association have chartered the " Royal Eagle " for a trip to Margate on Sunday, May 18th. The cost 22/6, includes the trip itself, dinner and a...